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Educator Grants


Endodontic education drives the specialty forward. It is critical to the specialty’s future that endodontists are continually teaching endodontics. The Foundation for Endodontics offers a variety of funding opportunities for educators to receive professional development, participate in continuing education and hone their scientific skills.


Full-Time Educator Development Grant

The Foundation for Endodontics will provide AAE Educator Members (full-time educators) reimbursement up to $1,500 to attend any of the meetings listed below. The goal of a funding opportunity is to ensure educators are getting  professional development opportunities that meet their individual needs. This grant reimburses for expenses related to meeting registration, lodging, and travel. The following meetings/courses have been added to the list of development opportunities eligible for funding:

  • AAE Annual Meeting
  • AAE Insight Track
  • ADEA Annual Meeting
  • ADEA Fall Meeting
  • ADEA Institute for Teaching and Learning
  • College of Diplomates Board Review Course
  • College of Diplomates Summer Conference
  • American Association for Dental Research Meeting
  • International Institute for Dental Research
  • International Association for Dental Research Meeting
  • International Association for Dental Traumatology Meeting
  • European Society of Endodontology Conference
  • Other AAE meetings (i.e., Joint Symposium, Winter Meeting)

Please note that grant funds are released to educators only after the meeting(s) for which they've applied for have taken place.

The application is completely online, complete with an upload section for your proof of meeting registration and applicable receipts. Click the button below to be taken to the encrypted, secure form. This online application format replaces paper and emailed applications.

10-Year Anniversary Grant

The 10-Year Anniversary grant recognizes educators who have been teaching full-time for 10 consecutive years. The Foundation will provide $10,000 to educators who apply within their 10th anniversary year.

Applicants must be

  • AAE members
  • Full-time educators as defined by their respective institutions, and must be teaching in an accredited U.S. or Canadian dental school or medical center
  • Certified in endodontics from an institution accredited by or having a reciprocal agreement with the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association

Deadline: Rolling

The application is completely online, complete with an upload section for your proof of meeting registration and applicable receipts. Click the button below to be taken to the encrypted, secure form. This online application format replaces paper and emailed applications.

AAE Foundation/ADEA Scholar for the ADEA Leadership Institute

ADEA in partnership with the Foundation for Endodontics will sponsor an endodontic educator's participation in ADEA's Leadership Institute. One recipient will receive a $25,000 scholarship for tuition and fees for his/her participation in the ADEA Leadership Institute. The Leadership Institute helps develop dental faculty to become future academic leaders.

Criteria and Eligibility Requirements

The recipient will be selected by ADEA based on their criteria. Read more about the criteria and eligibility requirements.

Application

Candidates must submit an application to ADEA on or before ADEA’s deadline.

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